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VTI's newest book,
SECOND-HAND SHOCK: SURVIVING & OVERCOMING VICARIOUS TRAUMA
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is available in our online store.

SECOND-HAND SHOCK: SURVIVING & OVERCOMING VICARIOUS TRAUMA

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Customized training and speaking engagements are available from the professionals at the Vicarious Trauma Institute. Professionals in a wide array of helping professions can greatly benefit from learning how to deal with the affects of Second-Hand Shock™.

Who is Affected by Vicarious Trauma?

Vicarious Trauma refers to the cumulative effect of trauma that someone’s story has on the helping listener.  It is defined as indirect exposure to trauma through a first hand account or narrative of a traumatic event. It is underreported and widespread among the helping professions including:

  • Lawyers
  • Doctors
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Teachers
  • Rescue Workers
  • Judges
  • Job Placement Professionals
  • Police Officers
  • Middle Management
  • Nurses
  • Financial Advisors
  • Journalists
  • Hospice Workers
  • Commissioners
  • Therapists
  • Parole Officers
  • Clergy
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Paralegals
  • Bankers
  • Volunteers
  • Physical Therapists
  • Insurance Claim Agents
  • Social Workers
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Friends
  • Commissioners
  • Therapists
  • Custody evaluators
  • CPS workers
  • Public service workers
  • and the list goes on...

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